Sailly-en-Ostrevent

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Sailly-en-Ostrevent
Dolmens
Dolmens
Coat of arms of Sailly-en-Ostrevent
Coat of arms
Location of Sailly-en-Ostrevent
Sailly-en-Ostrevent is located in France
Sailly-en-Ostrevent
Sailly-en-Ostrevent
Sailly-en-Ostrevent is located in Hauts-de-France
Sailly-en-Ostrevent
Sailly-en-Ostrevent
Coordinates: 50°17′21″N 2°59′41″E / 50.2892°N 2.9947°E / 50.2892; 2.9947Coordinates: 50°17′21″N 2°59′41″E / 50.2892°N 2.9947°E / 50.2892; 2.9947
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonBrebières
IntercommunalityCC Osartis Marquion
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Anne-Sophie Deroubaix
Area
1
7.43 km2 (2.87 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
679
 • Density91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62734 /62490
Elevation38–74 m (125–243 ft)
(avg. 48 m or 157 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Sailly-en-Ostrevent is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

Sailly-en-Ostrevent lies about 12 miles (19 km) east of Arras, at the junction of the D39 and D43 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Sailly-en-Ostrevent
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population679660640666649647279
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

In the fields of the commune stands a mound about five metres high, on which are erected five (there were once seven) large stones (dolmen or menhir). The last excavations took place in 1887 but no clues or evidence was discovered as to the origins of the monument.

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